Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 101 57
Rank change year-on-year -7 -44 +57
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 103 112 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.04% 2.21% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.61% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 61 114
East of England median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.85% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £218 £206 £200
90th Percentile £438 £495 £443
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +42.57% -27.86%
10th Percentile £16.80 £36.00 £16.08
90th Percentile £43.00 £36.00 £35.43
England median hourly rate £22.26 £25.00 £25.94
% change year-on-year -10.96% -3.61% -25.89%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,277 4,286 4,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.73% 84.40% 83.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,529 2,466 2,322
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £240 £224
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 269 320
East of England median hourly rate £17.71 £30.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.98% -3.23% +31.91%
10th Percentile £12.53 £11.50 £12.79
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.32 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.66% +1.39% +4.55%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +4 32 £338 - 9
Bedfordshire +11 24 £394 -0.32% 11
Essex -26 20 £408 +13.59% 7
Cambridgeshire +20 18 £425 +30.77% 18
Norfolk +4 9 £425 +54.55% 2
Suffolk -7 6 £165 -59.01%
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 61 (59.22%) Windows
2 53 (51.46%) VMware
3 46 (44.66%) Active Directory
4 40 (38.83%) Linux
5 37 (35.92%) Windows Server
6 36 (34.95%) Microsoft
7 31 (30.10%) Office 365
8 29 (28.16%) DNS
9 25 (24.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (18.45%) MS Exchange
11 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (13.59%) Hyper-V
14 13 (12.62%) Firewall
14 13 (12.62%) DHCP
14 13 (12.62%) Red Hat
14 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
14 13 (12.62%) PowerShell
15 12 (11.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (11.65%) VMware ESXi
16 11 (10.68%) vSphere
16 11 (10.68%) Apache
16 11 (10.68%) WAN
16 11 (10.68%) LAN
16 11 (10.68%) Jenkins
16 11 (10.68%) DevOps
17 10 (9.71%) Ansible
17 10 (9.71%) Citrix

Infrastructure Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (18.45%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.68%) Apache
3 8 (7.77%) JBoss
4 7 (6.80%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.85%) IIS
5 5 (4.85%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (2.91%) Confluence
6 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.91%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.97%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.97%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.97%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (0.97%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 31 (30.10%) Office 365
2 25 (24.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (15.53%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.80%) Mimecast
5 6 (5.83%) GitHub
6 4 (3.88%) IaaS
7 3 (2.91%) Akamai
8 2 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.97%) G Suite
9 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.97%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.97%) PaaS
9 1 (0.97%) SaaS
9 1 (0.97%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.16%) DNS
2 13 (12.62%) DHCP
2 13 (12.62%) Firewall
3 11 (10.68%) LAN
3 11 (10.68%) WAN
4 9 (8.74%) SAN
4 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.80%) NAS
5 7 (6.80%) VPN
6 5 (4.85%) SSL
6 5 (4.85%) VPLS
7 3 (2.91%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.91%) HTTP
7 3 (2.91%) Internet
7 3 (2.91%) IP Telephony
7 3 (2.91%) MPLS
7 3 (2.91%) Skype
8 2 (1.94%) BGP
8 2 (1.94%) Network Security
8 2 (1.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) Big Data
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.97%) DB2
4 1 (0.97%) Flink
4 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.97%) MySQL
4 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.97%) Scylla
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.88%) JIRA
3 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.97%) Subversion
4 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (5.83%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Legal
3 1 (0.97%) Back Office
3 1 (0.97%) French Language
3 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (74.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (13.59%) Infrastructure Support
2 14 (13.59%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 14 (13.59%) Support Engineer
3 9 (8.74%) Server Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) IT Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Administrator
6 6 (5.83%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Project Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (3.88%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) J2EE
1 6 (5.83%) Middleware
1 6 (5.83%) Web Services
2 2 (1.94%) .NET
2 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.97%) Django
3 1 (0.97%) Flask
3 1 (0.97%) LAMP
3 1 (0.97%) React
3 1 (0.97%) REST
3 1 (0.97%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.91%) PKI
3 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.94%) Clustering
3 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.94%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.94%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.94%) User Experience
3 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.97%) CMDB
4 1 (0.97%) Handset
4 1 (0.97%) HP Storage
4 1 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 61 (59.22%) Windows
2 40 (38.83%) Linux
3 37 (35.92%) Windows Server
4 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (11.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (8.74%) Solaris
6 9 (8.74%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.85%) Unix
8 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.94%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.97%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.68%) DevOps
2 10 (9.71%) ITIL
3 7 (6.80%) High Availability
4 6 (5.83%) Migration
4 6 (5.83%) Service Management
4 6 (5.83%) Software Engineering
5 5 (4.85%) Analytics
5 5 (4.85%) ITSM
5 5 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.88%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (3.88%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.88%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (3.88%) Load Balancing
6 4 (3.88%) Project Management
7 3 (2.91%) Email Migration
7 3 (2.91%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (2.91%) SDLC
7 3 (2.91%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.62%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.83%) SQL
3 5 (4.85%) Python
3 5 (4.85%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.91%) C#
5 2 (1.94%) C
5 2 (1.94%) Java
5 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.97%) Go
6 1 (0.97%) Groovy
6 1 (0.97%) Perl
6 1 (0.97%) Scala
6 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.94%) MCSA
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.97%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.97%) Degree
4 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.97%) MCP
4 1 (0.97%) MCSE
4 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (44.66%) Active Directory
2 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.59%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.65%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (10.68%) vSphere
6 5 (4.85%) XenApp
7 4 (3.88%) Docker
8 3 (2.91%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.91%) Xen
9 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.97%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.97%) Firmware
10 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) Ansible
2 9 (8.74%) SCCM
3 6 (5.83%) WSUS
4 5 (4.85%) FortiGate
4 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.85%) Terraform
5 3 (2.91%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.91%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.94%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.94%) Puppet
7 1 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.97%) Mesos
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.97%) Nagios
7 1 (0.97%) vMotion
7 1 (0.97%) vRealize
7 1 (0.97%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 53 (51.46%) VMware
2 36 (34.95%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.62%) Red Hat
4 10 (9.71%) Citrix
5 9 (8.74%) Cisco
6 7 (6.80%) Oracle
7 6 (5.83%) Draytek
7 6 (5.83%) Juniper
7 6 (5.83%) McAfee
7 6 (5.83%) SonicWALL
8 5 (4.85%) BEA
8 5 (4.85%) Dell
8 5 (4.85%) NetApp
8 5 (4.85%) webMethods
9 4 (3.88%) Cloudera
9 4 (3.88%) HP
9 4 (3.88%) Veeam
10 3 (2.91%) F5
10 3 (2.91%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.91%) Splunk